Documentation practices in need assessment: an analysis of descriptions of older people in social work case files


This presentation departs from the ongoing debate on the role that documentation plays in the clientization of people within social work. It is based on a study of documentation within the context of need assessment practice... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Anna Olaison (Dept. of Social work, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden)
  2. Sandra Torres (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden)
  3. Emilia Forssell (Dept. of Social Science, Ersta Sköndal University College, Stockholm, Sweden.)

Topic Areas

Research and evaluation of social work practice and service delivery, including organizati , Research on social work participants, cultures and contexts, including comparative researc


WS4-RR » Session - Growing old and social support (12:00 - Thursday, 23rd April)

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